[amsat-bb] Delfi-C3 7 years anniversary

Stefan Wagener wageners at gmail.com
Wed Apr 29 22:20:15 UTC 2015

Thank you Wouter!

Delfi-C3 truly is and was an inspirational satellite. It broke new ground
from a CubeSat perspective and allowed many of us to share in the science
and amateur radio part. Congratulations to the team for a job well done! I
would greatly appreciate if you could list for us some of the published
papers and publicly available presentations to read up on the many
accomplishments. It also would make a for a great reference for any
upcoming CubeSat project.

73, Stefan VE4NSA

On Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 5:08 AM, wouter weggelaar <pa3weg at amsat.org> wrote:

> Dear all,
> Delfi-C3 has been in orbit 7 years and one day today! When we designed
> Delfi-C3, no-one would have dreamed it would last this long.
> The satellite still remains healthy and strong. We are delighted to still
> get the support of the ham radio community and in all those years there
> have been very few days where no telemetry was decoded and submitted. Thank
> you very much to those still decoding and sending in telemetry and also to
> those still signing up for new accounts.
> Delfi-C3 has been praised numerous times as the ideal example of a
> cooperation of radio amateurs and an university and the team is very proud
> of that. Together we have demonstrated the first successful Distributed
> Ground Station Network (DGSN) built around radio amateurs. We as a
> community can be very proud of this achievement! Without your continued
> support, this would not have been possible.
> 73s on behalf of the team,
> Wouter Weggelaar
> ps: in the near future we may have to re-locate the data collection server
> and when this happens we will of course make sure to update AMSAT-BB on the
> progress
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